SCEC Highlights and News

Archive of SCEC highlights and news articles that may be of interest to the SCEC community.

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06/21/2021
SCEC Broadband Platform for Ground Motion Simulation and Validation
The SCEC Broadband Platform (BBP) is a collection of open-source codes used to simulate broadband (0-20+ Hz) ground ...
06/19/2021
New SCEC/USGS Community Stress Drop Validation Study Launched
Stress is released when an earthquake occurs. This ‘stress drop’ is a key parameter for earthquake source physics, a...
06/19/2021
5 Powerful Lessons From SCEC’s Exceptional Research Mentors
As the 2021 internship season gets underway, we can tap into powerful lessons learned from the 2020 program. Despite the...
06/15/2021
Community Fault Model v5.3 Released with Updated Web Tools for Improved Access
We are pleased to announce the release of version 5.3 of the SCEC Community Fault Model (CFM5.3) — the most detailed a...
03/23/2021
From the Director: Activities and Prospects in Early 2021
Springtime in southern California Dear SCEC Community, Happy March 2021 equinox! Fl...
03/22/2021
Dennis Mileti, SCEC Advisor and Friend, Dies at 75
Dr. Dennis Mileti was the former Director of the Natural Hazards Center at the U...
03/19/2021
Why California is Safer Because of the San Fernando Earthquake
No matter what else is going on in the world, earthquakes are always relevant in California because they are a constant ...
Steve Bohlen, Acting State Geologist, California Geological Survey
03/19/2021
Opportunities from SCEC’s Experiential Learning and Career Advancement
A year into the pandemic, we continue to evaluate the extent of disruption to career growth due to suspended experientia...
03/18/2021
How SCEC Helps People "ShakeOut" for Tsunamis
10 years ago this March, an unexpectedly-large M9.1 earthquake off Japan’s east coast generated an enormous tsunami. E...
03/18/2021
Why do some faults appear to slip backwards?
Rarely can a two-day group field trip provide new information about the physics of earthquakes. Guided by satellite ...